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Approved Investments
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Approved Investments
(Manufacturing Sector)
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(Services Sector)
Approved Investments
(Primary Sector)
Investment
Performance
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Approved Private Investments in Various Economic Sectors, Jan-Mar 2022 / Jan-Mar 2021 / Jan-Dec 2021

 

Summary Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment
(RM million) *
Total Investment (RM million) *
   Jan- Mar 2022 Jan- Mar 202(R) 2021(R)  Jan- Mar 2022 Jan- Mar 2021(R) 2021(R)  Jan- Mar 2022 Jan- Mar 2021(R) 2021(R)  Jan- Mar 2022 Jan- Mar 2021(R) 2021(R)  Jan- Mar 2022 Jan- Mar 2021(R) 2021(R)
Primary Sector 6 12 59 21 227 528 151.6 4,202.9 13,252.9 17.8 2,007.2 4,075.4 169.5 6,210.1 17,328.3
Manufacturing Sector 184 245 702 21,666 28,431 74,575 3,161.3 6,497.3 15,489.3 26,797.7 52,905.0 179,598.6 29,959.0 59,402.2 195,087.9
Services Sector 720 887 3,807 3,219 6,521 29,919 11,666.0 17,695.3 72,074.7 1,013.5 15,419.5 24,909.5 12,679.5 33,114.8 96,984.3
Total 910 1,144 4,568 24,906 35,179 105,022 14,978.9 28,395.5 100,817.0 27,829.0 70,331.7 208,583.5 42,807.9 98,727.1 309,400.4
Note:
* – Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Manufacturing Sector)

Overview: Projects Approved, January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

 

  January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December 2021 (R)
New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 88 96 184 125 120 245 386 316 702
Potential
Employment
7,247 14,419 21,666 13,839 14,592 28,431 42,254 32,371 74,625

Total Capital
Invesment

(RM million)

10,753.4 19,205.6 29,959.0 50,113.2 9,289.0 59,402.2 153,381.7 41,706.2 195,087.9
– Domestic invesment* 1,318.2 1,843.1 3,161.3 2,224.6 4,272.6 6,497.3 8,725.1 6,764.2 15,489.3
– Foreign Investment* 9,435.2 17,362.5 26,797.7 47,888.6 5,016.4 52,905.0 144,656.6 34,942.0 179,598.6
  January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December 2021 (R)
New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 88 96 184 125 120 245 386 316 702
Potential
Employment
7,247 14,419 21,666 13,839 14,592 28,431 42,254 32,371 74,625

Total Capital
Invesment

(USD million)

2,560.3 4,572.8 7,133.1 12,075.5 2,238.3 14,313.8 36,782.2 10,001.5 46,783.7
– Domestic invesment* 313.9 438.8 752.7 536.1 1,029.6 1,565.6 2,092.4 1,622.1 3,714.5
– Foreign Investment* 2,246.5 4,133.9 6,380.4 11,539.4 1,208.8 12,748.2 34,689.8 8,379.4 43,069.2

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures

 

Jan-Mar, 2022: US$1 = RM4.20

Jan-Mar, 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
2021: US$1 = RM4.17

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Country, January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

 

Country January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December 2021 (R)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Germany 6 8,440.2 3 139.4 13 820.8
Brunei 1 5,069.8 2 0.0
USA 12 3,852.3 4 207.3 21 1,146.1
Country January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December 2021 (R)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Germany 6 2,009.6 3 33.6 13 196.8
Brunei 1 1,207.1 2 0.0
USA 12 917.2 4 50.0 21 274.8

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures

 

Jan-Mar, 2022: US$1 = RM4.20

Jan-Mar, 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
2021: US$1 = RM4.17

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major State, January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

 

 
State January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December
2021 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million)
Kedah 247.3 8,300.0 8,547.3 98.3 42,289.4 42,387.8 385.9 65,833.4 66,219.3
Pulau Pinang 876.5 5,456.8 6,333.3 566.8 1,179.4 1,746.2 1,784.6 74,439.1 76,223.7
Sabah 74.4 5,069.8 5,144.2 34.7 4,299.6 4,334.4 482.0 4,379.5 4,861.4

 

State January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December
2021 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million)
Kedah 58.9 1,976.2 2,035.1 23.7 10,190.2 10,213.9 92.5 15,787.4 15,879.9
Pulau Pinang 208.7 1,299.2 1,507.9 136.6 284.2 420.8 428.0 17,851.1 18,279.1
Sabah 17.7 1,207.1 1,224.8 8.4 1,036.1 1,044.4 115.6 1,050.2 1,165.8

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures

 

Jan-Mar, 2022: US$1 = RM4.20

Jan-Mar, 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
2021: US$1 = RM4.17

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Industry, January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

 

Industry January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December
2021 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million)
Electrical &
Electronics
823.7 17,781.8 18,605.4 976.5 46,657.9 47,634.4 1,711.2 146,265.8 147,977.0
Petroleum Products (Inc. Petrochemicals) 14.5 5,111.0 5,125.5 4.0 0.0 4.0 186.3 38.8 225.1
Non-Metallic Mineral Products 87.7 1,856.3 1,944.0 60.5 51.2 111.8 311.3 111.6 422.9
Chemicals & Chemical Products 157.2 984.9 1,142.1 685.0 401.1 1,086.1 2,276.5 3,483.4 5,759.9
Machinery & Equipment 385.8 363.2 749.0 369.5 306.4 675.9 576.9 1,090.6 1,667.6

 

Industry January – March 2022 January – March 2021 (R) January – December
2021 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Electrical &
Electronics
196.1 4,233.8 4,429.9 235.3 11,242.9 11,478.2 410.4 35,075.7 35,486.1
Petroleum Products (Inc. Petrochemicals) 3.5 1,216.9 1,220.4 1.0 0.0 1.0 44.7 9.3 54.0
Non-Metallic Mineral Products 20.9 442.0 462.9 14.6 12.3 26.9 74.7 26.8 101.4
Chemicals & Chemical Products 37.4 234.5 271.9 165.1 96.7 261.7 545.9 835.3 1,381.3
Machinery & Equipment 91.9 86.5 178.3 89.0 73.8 162.9 138.4 261.5 399.9

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures

 

Jan-Mar, 2022: US$1 = RM4.20

Jan-Mar, 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
2021: US$1 = RM4.17

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Services Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Services Sector,
January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

 

Services Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment
(RM million)*
Total Investment 
(RM million)*
Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R)
Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R)
Global Establishments 20 22 102 689 269 3,838 901.4 0.0 1,080.0 34.5 14,745.7 18,578.5 935.9 14,745.7 19,658.5
Support Services 221 176 954 349 842 3,555 472.3 1,128.1 5,207.6 73.9 65.0 756.5 546.2 1,193.1 5,964.1
Transport Services 3 4 25 0 42 189 0.2 471.1 1,595.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 471.1 1,595.3
Real Estate 219 297 1,044 0 0 0 5,910.2 8,931.8 28,811.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 5,910.2 8,931.8 28,811.7
Utilities 6 0 27 0 0 0 1,972.2 2,443.6 9,611.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,972.2 2,443.6 9,611.5
Information and Communications 20 146 450 146 605 2,026 263.7 1,745.2 9,274.2 155.2 94.1 1,763.4 419.0 1,839.2 11,037.6
Distributive Trade 78 194 908 220 4,111 14,392 10.6 36.3 762.7 0.0 451.5 2,836.2 10.6 487.8 3,598.9
Hotel &Tourism 6 6 29 1,059 211 2,949 1,461.2 214.3 3,230.1 0.0 0.0 219.1 1,461.2 214.3 3,449.2
Financial Services 9 12 53 14 199 969 200.0 2,601.6 11,346.0 749.8 63.2 683.7 949.9 2,664.8 12,029.7
Health Services 1 0 5 177 0 869 345.8 0.0 669.9 0.0 0.0 71.1 345.8 0.0 741.0
Education Services 134 26 202 565 147 934 67.2 87.6 410.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 67.2 87.6 410.5
Other Services 3 4 8 0 95 198 61.1 35.9 75.2 0.0 0.0 1.0 61.1 35.9 76.2
Total 720 887 3,807 3,219 6,521 29,919 11,666.0 17,695.3 72,074.7 1,013.5 15,419.5 24,909.5 12,679.5 33,114.8 96,984.3

Note:

NA – Data not available

* – Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

(R) – Revised figures

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Primary Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Primary Sector,
January-March 2022 / January-March 2021 / January-December 2021

Primary Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment
(RM million)*
Total Investment
(RM million)*
  Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 201 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R) Jan-Mar, 2022 Jan-Mar, 2021 (R) Jan-Dec, 2021 (R)
Agriculture 5 2 6 21 28 103 146.3 11.4 20.4 17.8 0.1 0.1 164.2 11.5 20.5
Mining 0 7 19 0 37 37 0.0 4,115.0 13,021.0 0.0 2,007.1 4,075.3 0.0 6,122.1 17,096.3
Plantation & Commodities 1 3 34 0 162 388 5.3 76.4 211.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.3 76.4 211.4
Total 6 12 59 21 227 528 151.6 4,202.9 13,252.9 17.8 2,007.2 4,075.4 169.5 6,210.1 17,328.3
Note:
*-Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
(R) – Revised figures
 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

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